How to Prepare for Madrid Protocol Accession: Change Leadership

The IP Office would need to establish a team, comprising key personnel (an Accession Team) to lead the accession initiative, to drive the internal process and to ensure the close follow-up of the Road Map.

The Accession Team should be composed of representatives from various parts of the office that would be affected by an accession to the Madrid System, such as international cooperation, legal, finance, IT, trademarks operations and administrative support.